Category Archives: General Practice

Tips To Boost Your Fertility For Women

8AM: Shake up your breakfast Fibre and fertility don’t always go hand in hand, so watch those wholegrain breakfast cereals. Boffins at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in the US have found that, while fibre has many health benefits, too much of it can disrupt your hormone balance and lead to… Read More »

Spider Bites and Bee Stings: Symptoms and Treatments

For anyone who spends time outdoors, bites and stings are almost inevitable. Mosquitos, ticks, ants, spiders, bees, wasps — all of these tiny creatures use their mouths or stingers to defend themselves or, in some cases, to grab a meal. But luckily for humans, bites and stings from insects and spiders are usually just uncomfortable,… Read More »

Hair Regrowth Products for Women & Men: Who Pays More?

Products aimed at regrowing hair cost more when they are marketed to women than when they are marketed to men, a new study finds. Researchers found, for example, that one popular product, Rogaine, cost 40 percent more when it was marketed to woman than when it was marketed to men. One foaming Rogaine product marketed… Read More »

Lower Back Pain: Causes, Relief and Treatment

Lower-back pain, or pain in the part of the back between the ribs and the legs, is one of the most common complaints of discomfort. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a major reason for missed work. While most back twinges go away on their own after a few days, many… Read More »

Pictures of Worms in Humans

Parasitic worms and other unhealthy organisms can infect humans. They transfer through contaminated food and water. These worms love the environment in your intestinal tract and can survive for months and even years without being noticed. They can cause several complications, from a poor night’s sleep to malnutrition and intestinal blockages. Hundreds of different types… Read More »

Strong Smelling Urine: Causes and Interventions

Water constitutes 95 percent of normal urine while salts, urea, uric acid and enzymes occupy the other five percent. For most of us, pee belongs to the toilet and we have no interest in the color or smell of urine. Why talk about urine while this is a personal matter? Because it can help you identify… Read More »

Allergic Reaction to Condom? Latex Is the Culprit

Condoms are one of the most commonly used contraceptive methods. Condoms are also a great way of protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). These contraceptive means are made out of plastic or latex. Even though condoms are safe and used by most of the men worldwide, some men or women may experience allergic reactions to condom.… Read More »

What Can a Swollen Face and Rash Indicate?

If you woke up with a swollen, puffy face, it might be the result of excess pressure on your face when sleeping. But what if you look in the mirror and realize that you have rash at the same time? It should raise an alarm. The combination of swelling and a rash can indicate that you… Read More »